USPS OIG Report: Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash – Minneapolis

Background The Minneapolis Main Post Office is located in the Northland District of the Central Area. OIG data analytics identified Minneapolis Main Post Office as having a large stamp inventory of approximately $3 million. Our objective was to determine whether the Minneapolis Main Office properly accounted for stamps, money orders, and cash. Findings We determined…

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USPS OIG Report: Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash – High Shoals Post Office

Background We conducted this audit in response to an inquiry we received from The White House, Office of Presidential Correspondence, on March 25, 2020, on behalf of a constituent who raised concerns of alleged theft by a postal employee. The inquiry was initially referred to the OIG’s Office of Investigations (OI). OI did not find…

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October USPS Retiree E-Newsletter: Open Season is Coming Soon

October USPS Retiree E-Newsletter  

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USPS: Stamp honors suffrage movement

The Postal Service will honor the suffrage movement and the people who carried it to fruition when it releases its 19th Amendment: Women Vote stamp on Saturday, Aug. 22. The Forever stamp commemorates the centennial of the ratification of the constitutional amendment that guarantees women the right to vote.In 1848, the U.S. women’s suffrage movement…

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USPS: Healing PTSD semipostal stamp sells 7 million

More than 7 million Healing PTSD stamps have been sold since its release last year, raising $717,000 to fund research about post-traumatic stress disorder. The funding is being disbursed to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “Thanks to the millions of Americans who purchased the Healing PTSD stamp, VA will continue to study, create awareness,…

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USPS OIG Report: Stamp Count Analysis

Objective We issued a series of reports between September 2016 and June 2017 on Postal Service stamp, money order, and cash inventory accountability at 10 post offices. Also, in April 2018, we performed a nationwide audit of the design and effectiveness of internal controls over stamp stock accountabilities. As a result of these audits, management…

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USPS: June is LGBT Pride Month

June is a time to honor the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the United States. The annual commemoration is known as LGBT Pride Month, although some call it LGBTQ Pride Month in recognition of individuals who identify as queer or questioning. The observance is held in June to commemorate the…

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USPS: PTSD semipostal stamp arrives Dec. 2

Healing PTSD, a semipostal stamp to raise funds for those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, will be released Monday, Dec. 2. PTSD develops in some children and adults who have survived a traumatic event. The condition can be triggered by experiences such as a natural disaster, car accident, physical or sexual assault, abuse and combat,…

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